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GM to idle Detroit plant, cut output, lay off workers: source

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to scale back production at an assembly plant in Detroit and lay off about 1,500 workers as the company contends with a continued decline in sedan sales, according to a source familiar with the plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

Ford Motor is bringing back the Bronco and Ranger

Ford Motor Co. is bringing back its Bronco and Ranger truck models. The two trucks will be made at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan, according to Bill Johnson, United Auto Workers plant chairman. He was quoted about the new trucks in a Detroit .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2016

GM-Unifor workers could receive two 2% wage increases - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsGM-Unifor workers could receive two 2% wage increasesThe Detroit NewsNearly 3,900 union workers at GM's Oshawa Assembly Plant, St. Catharines Propulsion Plant and a parts and distribution center in Woodstock would be covered under the .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 25th, 2016

Canada auto workers, GM to negotiate through the night - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsCanada auto workers, GM to negotiate through the nightThe Detroit NewsUnifor wants GM to agree to invest and add new products in Canada, particularly at its Oshawa Assembly Plant, while GM has said it needs to know labor costs and won'.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 19th, 2016

German auto parts manufacturer to build new Alabama plant

A German auto parts manufacturer will build a new plant in Alabama and hire 300 workers to supply parts for regional automobile manufacturers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews17 hr. 44 min. ago

Ford tries out exoskeletal vests to lessen strain for assembly line workers - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFord tries out exoskeletal vests to lessen strain for assembly line workersDetroit Free PressPaul Collins is getting some extra help on the line at Ford's.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 10th, 2017

Chinese Auto Glass Magnate Faces Union Challenge in Ohio

Roughly 2,000 workers at the Fuyao plant are voting on affiliating with the United Auto Workers, a possible blow to the owner’s paternalistic model......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 8th, 2017

Chinese Auto-Glass Magnate Faces Union Challenge in Ohio

More than 1,500 workers at the Fuyao plant are voting on affiliating with the United Auto Workers, a possible blow to the owner’s paternalistic model......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 8th, 2017

U.S. Worker Productivity Jumped in Third Quarter

U.S. workers boosted output per hour this summer at the best rate in three years, a sign that long sluggish productivity gains might finally be breaking out......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2017

6 Months In Business, Autonomous Vehicles On The Road: Meet Ann Arbor"s May Mobility

A shuttle pulls away from the curb in downtown Detroit on a weekday night, ferrying workers between their parking garage and office. General Motors’ skyscraper headquarters, the Renaissance Center, looms ahead. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 2nd, 2017

NTPC boiler blast: 4 killed, 100 injured in Rae Bareli; workers panic

NTPC Unchahar plant explosion: 100 injured, CM UP orders relief measures.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

NTPC boiler blast: 4 killed, 100 injured in Raebareli; workers panic

NTPC Unchahar plant explosion: 100 injured, CM UP orders relief measures.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

Apple solar farm, Oregon"s biggest, goes live

The Gala project, the largest solar power plant in Oregon by far, began commercial operation last last week, giving Apple Inc. a giant new source of green energy. Avangrid Renewables, which will sell the power to Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) through a long-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

Tesla: Firings to Continue Until Morale Improves

Tesla is reportedly firing more than the announced 205 SolarCity employees the company is letting go in its Sacramento office. More-than-expected assembly workers at the company's auto plant may be........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 25th, 2017

Workers Abroad Are Catching Up to U.S. Skill Levels

This is a pretty fascinating – and surprising — collection of data:   Source: Federal Reserve of St. Louis The post Workers Abroad Are Catching Up to U.S. Skill Levels appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 23rd, 2017

From idle steel mills to thriving warehouses

Vast warehouses are being built, fueling a demand for lower-skilled workers and reviving areas that once relied on manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 23rd, 2017

Thousands of jobs depend on the wine industry"s uncertain recovery

As the Northern California wildfires continue, they pose risks to businesses that account for the majority of Napa County’s economic output and employ almost half its workers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2017

GM has settled its Canada strike — but the union might not be happy about the results (GM)

Business Insider/Danielle MuoioGeneral Motors on Monday welcomed the ratification of a new four-year agreement by unionized workers at its SUV plant in Ontario, Canada, ending a near month-long strike. The US auto giant and the union reached.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2017

Striking Canadian autoworkers ratify GM deal

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Striking Canadian workers on Monday voted nearly 86 percent in favor of a new four-year agreement with General Motors Co in a deal that would make it more costly for the U.S. automaker to shut the Ontario plant......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2017

Chicken Safety: Factory Workers Already Slaughter 140 Per Minute—New Law Could Make This Dangerously Faster

Factory worker advocates urge that eliminating poultry plant line limits would make this dangerous job worse......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 16th, 2017

Striking Canadian union approves deal with GM

MONTREAL (Reuters) - General Motors Co. on Monday welcomed the ratification of a new four-year agreement by unionized workers at its SUV plant in Ontario, Canada, ending a near month-long strike......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2017